This recipe combines ground nutmeg with eggnog and rum extract to make a delicate, moist and so delicious cookie. One taste and you will definitely want to add this recipe to your holiday baking list. Nutmeg and eggnog- two favorite holiday flavors that taste so yummy together - even in a cookie. Cheers!
2 1/4 cups flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp Ceylon Cinnamon 2 tsp ground Nutmeg 3/4 cup butter - at room temperature
1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 2 large egg yolks 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 2 tsp rum extract 1/2 cup eggnog
Cookie Frosting: Combine 1/2 cup butter (at room temperature), 5 Tblspns eggnog, 1 tsp rum extract, 1 tsp Nutmeg, and 3 cups powdered sugar. Mix until creamy.
Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix together flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg, and Ceylon Cinnamon. Cream together butter and sugar and mix until pale and fluffy. Add egg yolks to this mixture ( one at a time), and then add vanilla, and rum extract, and eggnog. Add the dry ingredients to the butter mixture. Mix until well combined. Scoop the dough in heaping tablespoons onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake for about 11 minutes ( do not over-bake). Cool completely and then top each cookie with the Cookie Frosting and sprinkle the tops with ground Nutmeg.